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COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ A Columbia City Eagle football team still licking its wounds from a spate of injuries ran into a visiting East Noble squad, angry from an upset loss last week.
The Eagles, despite what Head Coach Randy Hudgins called a "good week of practice," came out flat and dug themselves a 14-0 first quarter hole on their way to a 31-7 Northeast Hoosier Conference loss on a rainy night at Max Gandy Athletic Field.
The Eagles' offensive woes from last week continued as they struggled to handle a veteran East Noble defensive line.
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs athletics picked up a win and a loss Thursday night.
The Lady Wildcats beat Canterbury in a four-game volleyball match, but the Wildcat boys soccer team fell 4-0 to Garrett.
Whitney Hobbs led the way for Whitko‚Äôs volleyball squad.
Hobbs had 13 kills and three aces.
The Lady Wildcats won the first game 25-17, but fell 25-21 in game two.
Whitko retaliated in games three and four, winning 25-20 and 25-22 to pick up the win.
Elaine Warner had 26 assists for the Lady Wildcats.
KENDALLVILLE ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs volleyball team took a four-game victory over Northeast Hoosier Conference foe East Noble Thursday night.
The Lady Eagles opened up the first game with a quick, 25-15 win, but lost by nearly the same margin in game two, falling 25-14.
Columbia City refocused in the third game, beating the Lady Knights 25-18.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Churubusco‚Äôs volleyball team hosted a breast cancer awareness game Thursday, and beat West Noble in three games.
The Lady Eagles sported pink uniforms, sold wristbands and buttons, as well as a ‚Äúchuck a duck‚ÄĚ competition to raise money ‚ÄĒ and beat Northeast Corner Conference foe West Noble 25-18, 25-19 and 25-20.
Alisha Farner led ‚ÄôBusco in aces with six. Lacey Pulley had 25 assists and 13 digs.
Whitko defeats Wawasee
SYRACUSE ‚ÄĒ Whitko‚Äôs volleyball team earned a tough five-set win against Wawasee Tuesday.
The Lady Wildcats beat the Lady Warriors 19-25, 25-22, 18-25, 25-23 and 15-8.
Garrett beats Col. City soccer
GARRETT ‚ÄĒ Columbia City‚Äôs boys soccer team fell to Garrett Wednesday.
The Railroaders beat the Eagles by a final score of 3-0.
It was one goal in the first half and two in the second to bring the game to the final margin for the Railroaders.
Wildcats netters beat Panthers
SOUTH WHITLEY ‚ÄĒ At the two-thirds mark of the 2013 season, the race for a league championship is on, and Whitko‚Äôs football team is in the thick of it in the Three Rivers Conference.
Standing at 4-2 overall, the Wildcats are a spotless 4-0 in the conference and will hit the road Friday to play North Miami. The Warriors are 1-5 overall and 1-3 in the TRC.
Sectional champions one year ago, North Miami has struggled this season, including a 34-21 loss to Southwood last week.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ Columbia City will be looking to rebound in the Northeast Hoosier Conference after a difficult loss last Friday.
Unfortunately for the Eagles, their opponents likely feel the same way. East Noble will travel to Columbia City Friday for a 7 p.m. kickoff.
After suffering numerous injuries, Columbia City fell victim to unbeaten New Haven, 29-7 last week.
East Noble, ranked 15th in Class 4A according to the Associated Press, was shocked by Norwell last Friday, 35-7. It was Norwell‚Äôs first win on the year and dropped East Noble to 4-2, 2-2 in the NHC.
CHURUBUSCO ‚ÄĒ Any time a school is ranked third in the state, it has picked up some big victories.
Churubusco‚Äôs football team, currently ranked third in Class 2A in Indiana, is no exception. The Eagles are coming off of a punishing shutout victory against West Noble last week by a 49-0 score to move to 6-0 for 2013.
Now, a big test comes the Eagles‚Äô way in the form of their opponent this Friday, Culver Military Academy.
COLUMBIA CITY ‚ÄĒ With one game to go before sectional play begins, Columbia City‚Äės girls soccer team scored a win over Whitko Wednesday.
With a goal in each half, the Lady Eagles picked up the victory by a 2-0 margin.
Hannah Wappes put the ball in the net in the first half, assisted by Emily Ewing and Katie Peterson, and Starrla Hodson got the second half goal for Columbia City, with an assist from Sarah Wise.
Columbia City Girls Soccer Head Coach Stephanie Wiley said the victory should give the 3-11 Lady Eagles a boost going into Tuesday‚Äôs sectional opener against Huntington North.
WARSAW ‚ÄĒ Though the season wrapped up for many tennis players in Indiana Wednesday night, Whitko‚Äôs Tyler Baugher and Columbia City‚Äôs Niko Rongos are keeping their postseason hopes alive, after picking up No. 1 singles wins in the opening round of sectional action.
Though Rongos and Baugher are still in action, their teams aren‚Äôt. Rongos and Baugher picked up their team‚Äôs lone points.
Columbia City fell 4-1 to Tippecanoe Valley Wednesday and the Wildcats dropped a 4-1 match to the defending sectional champs, Warsaw.